Sr. HR Business Partner

Lansing, MI, US
Apr 10, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

This position will provide multi-disciplinary, HR functional support across multiple teams/sites. - in partnership with HR Site Heads and business leaders, consulting with business leaders in the achievement of desired business outcomes. The position facilitates HR business processes, including performance management, compensation, talent reviews and succession planning, employee development, providing user support and completing HRIS transactions, delivering basic training programs for employees and managers, conducting employee relations issue investigations. The position additionally leads projects and initiatives for the site as needed.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Guide managers and employees through HR business processes (i.e. Performance Management, Recruitment, etc.)
  • Guide employees and managers through HRIS self-service transactions. Perform other non-self-service HRIS transactions to help ensure data is updated
  • Coach employees and supervisors on employee relations issues, providing strategies and procedures relating to employee relations/performance issues
  • Perform compensation analyses in order to advise line managers regarding promotions and other job changes
  • Investigate employee complaints/concerns; facilitate resolutions
  • Develop and generate HRIS reports - including staffing, headcount, compensation, etc.
  • Provides direction and recommendations on company policies and procedures, including the interpretation of requests to policy questions and exceptions
  • Provides training and/or the coordination of training programs as appropriate
  • Create and maintain personnel files, ensuring all HR/payroll records are filed on a timely basis
  • Manage new hire paperwork collection and present at the New Employee Orientation
  • Coordinate employee site events
  • Respond to requests for external employment verifications
  • Conduct employee terminations ensuring that all documentation and related protocols are followed
  • Collect, audit, and effectively maintain employee work authorization processes
  • Maintain and follow SOX processes with regards to employee transactions
  • Responsible for site diversity programs such as the affirmative action process and other EEO/OFCCP requests and audits
  • Maintain workplace postings as required
  • Provides special project support to the HR Site Head and the Global HR Team as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management's assignment of essential functions.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant human resources experience. Exposure to various human resources functional areas required. Experience consulting and facilitating change management and organizational development.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience multi-tasking in a fast-paced work environment with changing priorities
  • Ability to analyze data and provide recommendations
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Knowledge of federal and state employment laws
  • Experience in executing HRIS processes

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

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